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Executive (Head) Chef

Southfield, MI 48075

Posted: 09/18/2019 Employment Type: Employee Job Category: Hospitality Job Number: 398 Pay Rate: $ 85000.00

Job Description

  HSS Hospitality Staffing Solutions (HSS)  is recognized as the largest national hospitality staffing company today serving over 900 hotels nationwide. Our commitment to quality in servicing hospitality clients has earned HSS the trust and respect of the best hotel brands in the business. We are committed to finding and placing the best hospitality talent in the industry!   Named Best of Staffing by our clients for 2019 let us help you find your next opportunity!   HSS  is currently recruiting for an Executive Chef  for an upscale hotel in the Southfield, MI area.   PAY DOE  $85, 000 - $102, 000   JOB Description:   BASIC JOB FUNCTION:  The Executive Chef is responsible for overseeing the property’ s day-to-day culinary operations.  This department head ensures that the culinary team produces the highest quality of food for guests and events according to hotel standards.    RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Manage, develop and mentor team of full-time and part-time culinary associates, including hiring, firing, and disciplining  associates.
  2. Promote a positive, enthusiastic, and cooperative workplace environment.
  3. Ensure that budgeted food percentages are achieved through effective control measures including portion controls, kitchen timing, inventory rotation measures, receiving and storage procedures, and waste control. 
  4. Control labor costs through effective scheduling of kitchen associates, cross-training and development of associates, and monitoring breaks.  
  5. Develop menus to ensure quality, consistency, and style of concept are maintained.
  6. Monitor production of culinary preparation, recipe specifications, and ensure quality standards are met for every dish served.
  7. Cooperate closely with catering sales teams and banquet operations team in providing ongoing assistance and communications to ensure food products are correctly prepared and served.
  8. Audit food storeroom items and direct kitchen associates to maintain consistent quality products that ensure adherence to all health code requirements.  Enforce safety procedures and cleanliness standards throughout kitchen(s), including walk-in and reach-in boxes.
    1. Performs any other job related duties as assigned.
  1. Certification as "Executive Chef" or culinary degree from recognized culinary institute preferred.
  2. Four to six years supervisory experience in a hotel culinary position.
  3. Technical proficiency and ability to demonstrate extensive knowledge of food preparation methods.
  4. Ability to develop results-oriented associates through effective training, evaluation, motivation, coaching and counseling; assist others in developing needed skills for effective job performance.
  5. Track record of delegating responsibility to others to meet objectives and achieve desired results.
  6. Demonstrated experience as a decision-maker with an ability to identify problems and creatively and expeditiously find solutions.
    1. Ability to compute discount, interest, profit, and loss; commission, markups, and selling price; ratios, proportions, and percentages; surface, volumes, weights, and measures.
    2. Must be flexible with respect to working days, early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  Apply here with your resume and references and let us connect you to your next career opportunity!   Interested candidates please apply directly and/or email Direct@hssstaffing.Com   HSS is the largest staffing agency focused on hospitality staffing.  We work every day to match people looking for work with: Hotels, Resorts, Banquet Halls, Colleges & Universities, Event Spaces, Medical Facilities, and more. If you’ re looking for work in the hospitality industry apply/search for our openings at:  https://jobs2.Smartsearchonline.Com/hssstaffing/jobs/      HSS  is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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